Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
Drywall Anchors: Weight Tested
Can drywall anchors really be trusted to bear their rated weight? We conducted a HomeLAB test to find out.
13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips
Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.
Plaster and Lath Tear-Off Tips
Gary Wentz is a carpenter and the Editor-in-Chief of The Family Handyman. He claims to have torn out more than...
11 Tips on How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling Faster and Easier
Popcorn ceilings were all the rage back in the '60s and '70s. Applying the texture to drywall and plaster ceilings...
How to Use a Spiral Saw on Drywall
Faster, neater cuts around electrical boxes and ceiling fixtures.
Master the Basics of Drywall: How to Cut Drywall
Learn about the five simple tools and basic techniques you need to successfully cut drywall.
This is the Difference Between Mesh and Paper Drywall Tape
This is the differences between mesh and paper drywall tape.
Push Sticks Prevent Impalement
You can prevent injuries (and potential impalement) when using a table saw by building a small push stick. Learn how...
Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide
Drywall taping is one of the most important jobs on any construction site. A skilled taper can hide a lot...
What to Do with Leftover Drywall
15 million pounds of drywall is produced in the U.S. every year. Most of it goes on walls, but around...
How to Re-Saw Wood on a Bandsaw
Re-sawing, the process of cutting a board into thinner pieces of the same length and width, opens up a world...
How to Apply Knock Down Texture
Wall texture works for ceilings, too. Knock down texture is a fast fix for problem ceilings